Tess Gonnella


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Hi! I’m Tess.

This blog is an extension of me, of what I have learned in my journey along the way of leaving a corporate job, moving to another country, pursing my dreams and then finding my way back home.

I was born and raised in Sonoma County, California’s beautiful wine county by a large Italian family. I have the best memories of growing up in Northern California, running barefoot in the vineyards in front of my home with my siblings and cousins, watching my grandfather work on his ranch and make his own wine...

Curating ideas to complement living your best life. 


 Inspired Ideas

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Blog Posts

Food & Wine

tasty tips to enjoy life’s greatest pleasures

Style & Fashion

ideas to help you feel and look your best

Connect & Inspire

ideas to help you remain connected; body, mind and spirit

Health & Wellness

sharing inspiring stories in the global community


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12 Most Beautiful Questions Ever Asked

  1. What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

  2. Who think you’re beautiful when you wake up in the morning?

  3. How are you, really?

  4. How would you behave if you were the best in the world at what you do?

  5. Are you finding you dream job or are you creating it?

  6. If there was a solution to your anxiety, how would it look like?

  7. When was the last time you did something for the first time?

  8. What would Beyonce do?

  9. What if there was a _______ that could _______?

  10. Why are you worth knowing?

  11. What or who lights you up?

  12. How do you treat people who can do nothing for you?